El Paso Firefighter Dies Days After Motorcycle Crash

El Paso News

El Paso Firefighter, Captain Alejandro ‘Alex’ Gallardo, 48, assigned to the McRae fire station has died, according to family members.

Gallardo was involved in a serious motorcycle crash around 2:20 a.m. Sunday morning in the 11400 block of Vista Del Sol near Rives McBee Lane. He was thrown from the motorcycle and suffered severe head trauma.

Emergency crews transported Gallardo to Del Sol Medical Center where he died early Wednesday morning. 

The El Paso Fire Department released a statement Wednesday morning saying they are in close contact with Capt. Gallardo’s family, and their thoughts and prayers are with them.

Details regarding Gallardo’s services will be announced in the coming days. 

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